The vineyard surrounded by walls of Clos du Mesnil, Krug property is housed in the heart of Mesnil-sur-Oger, one of the villages of Champagne's most renowned for its Chardonnay.
The small size of the plot, 1.84 hectare, makes Krug Clos du Mesnil 2003 a very rare wine.
The year 2003 is marked by singular circumstances: a dry winter and spring, very early flowering, two severe frosts and a scorching summer. The performance of Clos du Mesnil is low and grapes are particularly beautiful and healthy on arrival at the press.
Krug Clos du Mesnil 2003 is the expression of a single plot of chardonnay harvested in 2003.
Comment Wine Spectator:
Incredibly fresh and lively, this champagne dizzying offers the palate a tight frame flavors of ripe pear and plum tart, with accents of custard, toasted brioche, elderflower, molded cardamom and coffee liqueur. Deploys a beautiful texture. "